The Federal Reserve of St. Louis has free resources available for teachers to help them with lessons on economics and personal finance.
Nominations are being accepted for the Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition’s Financial Literacy Teacher of the Year award, which honors a Kentucky teacher in grades K-12 who demonstrates an exceptional commitment to teaching financial literacy topics and motivating students to learn about personal finance.
Teachers in grades 4-12 may register their students to participate in The Stock Market Game, an interactive, educational simulation and competition that teaches personal finance, economics, technology and team-building skills. It can be used in mathematics, reading, writing, economics, social studies and business classes. Teachers may use the program to reinforce economic and investing concepts and provide real-world applications. Students [...]
The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Louisville Branch is offering “Teaching Economics Through Children’s Literature,” a series of free professional development workshop on personal finance and economics July 8-9 in Louisville. The workshop will teach educators how to use popular children’s stories and the whiteboard to spark students’ interest in personal finance and economics. Free, downloadable lessons and Notebook [...]
Nominations are being accepted for the Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition’s Financial Literacy Teacher of the Year award, which honors a Kentucky teacher in grades K-12 who demonstrates an exceptional commitment to teaching financial literacy topics and motivating students to learn about personal finance. The award winner receives: paid registration for the 2015 LifeFundamental$ Financial Literacy Summit in June. $250 that can [...]
The Kentucky Council on Economic Education, in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis-Louisville Branch, Indiana Council on Economic Education and the Kentucky Department of Education, is sponsoring the annual Life Fundamental$ Summit, Teaching Dollars and Sense, a summer professional learning opportunity. The summit is designed for K-12 teachers of economics, consumerism and personal finance with tracks for [...]
The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis has free resources for personal finance teachers that are interactive, engaging resources. Resources include online courses on personal finance topics, such as responsible use of credit, credit reports, income and taxes, saving and budgeting, and the Federal Reserve System. Podcasts, interactive whiteboard applications and lesson plans also are available. Teachers may register as [...]
The Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy® recently honored three teachers who have done an exceptional job of teaching financial literacy concepts to their students. The 2011 winners of the Jump$tart Coalition Financial Literacy Teacher of the Year awards are Kristy Burberry, a business and marketing teacher at Menifee County High School in Frenchburg; Kelly Scheuher, a family and [...]
The Economic Lowdown is a podcast series for high school students produced by the Economic Education department of the St. Louis Fed. The series covers topics in economics, personal finance, banking and monetary policy. The Economic Lowdown is available on the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis’s website, www.stlouisfed.org/education_resources/podcasts and on iTunes. There are six episodes available: Opportunity Cost, Factors [...]
The Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy® recently honored two teachers who have done an exceptional job of teaching financial literacy concepts to their students.